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3hDan Rafael

Mayweather will return to ring Sept. 12 vs. Berto

Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring for the first time since fighting Manny Pacquiao, announcing Tuesday that he'll defend his welterweight titles against Andre Berto on Sept. 12.

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4hDan Rafael

Martinez, Salido to rematch on Mayweather card

Two undercard bouts were announced for the Sept. 12 Mayweather-Berto fight, one pitting Roman "Rocky" Martinez against Orlando Salido and another between Badou Jack and George Groves.

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11hDan Rafael

Katsidis comeback will begin in China

Australian junior welterweight Michael Katsidis, who announced his plans for a return to the ring two weeks ago, now has an opponent, date and site.

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1dDan Rafael

Golden Boy makes Soto-Orozco official

Veteran two-division titleholder Humberto Soto and rising contender Antonio Orozco will meet in a 10-round junior welterweight fight Oct. 3 on HBO.

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1dDan Rafael

Judah to end long layoff, eyes September fight

Former three-time junior welterweight titleholder and former undisputed welterweight world champ Zab Judah is set to end his long layoff, announcing on Monday a return to the ring in September.

1dDan Rafael

Mora suffered fractured right ankle in defeat

Sergio Mora told ESPN.com on Sunday that he was diagnosed with a fracture in his right ankle as well as with liquid on his right knee in his knockout loss to Daniel Jacobs on Saturday night.

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8hDan Rafael

Haymon's PBC finalizes deal with Fox Sports 1

The march of Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions series across the television landscape continued Tuesday with the expected announcement that he has finalized a deal with yet another network.

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4dDan Rafael

Let the Matthysse-Postol hype begin

The deal for hard-charging puncher Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol to meet Oct. 3 for a vacant junior welterweight world title is now official.

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4dDan Rafael

Andrade stripped of junior middleweight title

Demetrius Andrade was stripped of his junior middleweight world title by the WBO on Friday because he was inactive, having not fought for the past 14 months.

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5dDan Rafael

Andrade promoters file suit vs. Roc Nation Sports

Banner Promotions and Star Boxing, who co-promote junior middleweight champ Demetrius Andrade, allege that Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports interfered with their exclusive agreement with Andrade.

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5dDan Rafael

Perez, Crolla must have rematch, WBA orders

The WBA has ordered a rematch of a lightweight fight between Darleys Perez and Anthony Crolla. Perez retained the title in a controversial draw earlier this month.

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The Ropes podcast: Garcia-Malignaggi

Rafe Bartholomew and Brian Campbell preview Saturday's PBC on ESPN card with Paulie Malignaggi cornerman and best friend Peter Sferrazza, and catch up on the latest news including GGG-Lemieux.

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6dDan Rafael

Flyweight champ Gonzalez added to GGG card

Flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez will defend his title on Oct. 17 on the undercard of the middleweight world title unification bout between Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux.

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Mayweather huge favorite against Berto

Floyd Mayweather is seven years older and has the height advantage against Andre Berto, who has lost 3 of his last 6 fights after starting his career 27-0.

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Darren Rovell is projecting Mayweather vs Berto will get 1.6 million PPV buys. I bet it gets about half of that...